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Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), in collaboration with the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE), City University of Hong Kong, offers a one year top-up degree programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Social Science.


Introduction to Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is a welcoming community of students and staff from more than 120 countries. We offer exceptional teaching across 700 foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes. With more than 30,000 students and 250,000 alumni around the globe, SHU is among the largest university in the UK. Their courses all focus on developing the skills student need to excel in their career. SHU embeds work experience and real-world case studies into their teaching, so students have many opportunities to put their learning into practice. SHU has decades of experience of delivering courses internationally. The excellence of our teaching has recently been recognised, with Sheffield Hallam University being awarded University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.


Sheffi­eld Hallam’s world-leading research, now ranked in the top five of all UK modern universities, is practical. Their researchers deliver solutions to complex, real-world challenges. This applied focus informs their teaching and ensures the graduates with vital workplace skills, such as working as a team, delivering presentations and writing reports.


Social Science at Sheffield Hallam University

Social Science at Sheffield Hallam University has a distinctly applied character. The university's teaching, research and business services cover a broad remit, from the development of new government and European laws, to the policy responses of the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Academic staff are actively involved in the training by UK’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) to become Fellow of HEA, a teaching qualification required by British universities.


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BA (Hons) Applied Social Science is an exempted programme under the Non-local Higher and Professional Education (Regulation) Ordinance (reference number 451254). It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this programme may lead.


imga alt This programme is recognized under the Qualifications Framework.

QF Level: 5
QR Registration Number: 14/002769/L5
Validity Period : 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2022